CDC: Number of H3N2v confirmed cases hits more than 220

The number of confirmed H3N2v infections, commonly known as swine flu, has jumped to more than 220 since July, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released last week.

The confirmed cases still are believed to be associated with exposure to sick pigs, many through fair exhibitions. Symptoms are similar to […]

CDC: H3N2v flu illness total tops 140

More than 140 people have been infected with a strain of the H3N2 animal influenza virus, which can be transmitted between pigs and humans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The original 16 cases of the virus were reported August 3. In those cases, all of the infected people had interacted […]